A unique converted period boathouse set in an amazing beach front location with panoramic sea views.
This delightful converted period stone boathouse constructed in 1557 is Listed Grade II and provides modern and versatile accommodation within a three bedroom house and a detached two bedroom annexe. Situated on the on the edge of Seagrove Bay, to the east of the famous sailing and holiday village of Seaview, the property combines period charm with fantastic sea views. As a holiday home the property fetches up to £2,000pw peak season.
The Old Boathouse is a short walk along the sea wall to the prestigious Sea View Yacht Club, shops, restaurants and coastal paths with walks to the sandy beaches of Puckpool and Ryde and along to the idyllic Priory Bay. There are also high speed passenger ferry and hovercraft services to Portsmouth available from the town of Ryde approximately 3 miles away.
Entrance Hall Coat hooks and limestone flooring.
Kitchen A superb open plan living space with direct sea views. The kitchen area comprises a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel work surfaces over, 1.5 bowl sink inset, integral dishwasher and Smeg oven with gas hob and extractor over.
Sitting Room The seating area has immense charm, featuring exposed ancient stone walls and with an open fireplace, staircase with under stair cupboard.
Bedroom 1 Double room with sea views and wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 Double room.
Family Bathroom Well fitted with suite comprising bath, wash basin, shower and W.C with pressurised water system. Limestone flooring, fully tiled walls and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 With restricted head room and sloping ceilings, this extensive attic room is ideal for children and can cater for up to three single beds, sea views and under eaves storage.
Cellar A large cellar extends under the majority of the Old Boathouse and provides an ideal dry storage area and utility room, with sink unit, space for washing machine, accessed from the front elevation.
Dinghy House/Annexe Situated to the rear of the property, this detached stone building has ancillary accommodation over two storeys.
Bedroom 5 Double bedroom with sea views, cupboard housing boiler, wardrobes.
Bathroom Wash basin, bath with shower attachment over and W.C.
Bedroom 4 A double bedroom with space for an additional bed with panoramic sea views.
Outside There is a paved garden to the front. A path bordered by lawns and lavender beds lead to the rear of The Old Boathouse. To the rear is a long raised terrace forming an excellent al fresco seating and dining area from which sea views are enjoyed. Outside lights and shower.
Holiday Letting The village has an established reputation for short term holiday lets. Wight Locations ‘www.wightlocations.co.uk’ have successfully let the property (with and without the annexe) for several years and there is an established core of repeat visitors keen to take the property again. Sleeping 9, weekly rents for the whole property range from £ 895 pw (low Season) to £2,000 pw (high season). Over the last 2 years an average of 22 weeks have been successfully let per annum.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Hot water is provided by gas fired boiler and heating is delivered via radiators and underfloor heating.
Postcode PO34 5BN
Viewings Strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents Spence Willard
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